George C. Spilsbury

Special Counsel

Mr. Spilsbury has more than 39 years of experience in the practice of law.


Mr. Spilsbury has more than 39 years of experience in the practice of law. He focuses his practice on health care law and finance, underwriters’ counsel services, corporate law, and commercial transactions.


Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona (1981)
  • Ohio (1972) (Inactive)

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (1981)

Representative Engagement

  • Counsel to 501(c)(3) hospital system on general matters, including joint ventures, commercial and tax-exempt financings, purchase and sale of skilled nursing homes, and compliance with Master Indenture
  • Counsel to nonprofit continuing care retirement community
  • Underwriters’ counsel/disclosure counsel/borrower counsel on various tax-exempt health care and 501(c)(3) financings
  • Borrower’s counsel on large institutional credit facilities
  • Seller’s counsel on the sale of a skilled nursing facility
  • Trustee’s counsel in municipal finance transactions


American Health Lawyers Association

State Bar of Arizona

  • Member, Securities Section
  • Member, Business Section

American Bar Association

  • Member, Health Law Section

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America© Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” for Public Finance Law (2019)
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories of Corporate Law and Public Finance Law (2009 – 2020)

Community Involvement

Phoenix Theater Board

  • Past Member